Jack wants power.This is the evident the minuted we meet him.He isnt physicaly imposing but his manner is Authoritarian and one who "knows his mind".
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Jack was thoroughly embarrassed when Ralph is elected chief.
Even the choir applauded; and the freckles on Jack’s face disappeared under a blush of mortiﬁcation. He started up, then changed his mind and sat down again while the air rang. Ralph looked at him, eager to offer something.
Lord of the Flies